cocktail shaker sort

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cocktail shaker sort definition

algorithm
A bi-directional bubble sort. Passes alternate between ascending through array indexes, pushing the largest item to the bottom; and descending through array indexes, pushing the smallest item to the top.
[Performace vs plain bubble?]
(2001-03-26)

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